We think the end of the year is in the air, as the local news is clearly slowing down. But there’s still enough happening to keep us looking and these are a few things you may have missed.
- Zombiegamer: [Photos] Playstation Free-For-All Soccer Tournament at MWEB GameZone
- ACGL: ACGL Site Maintenance and Updates
- Critical Hit: Understanding corporate influence in esports
- GLHF: Running An MGO – What It Takes To Reach The Top
- Kwesé Gamer: Highlights of ESL Africa Season 2 Champions
- Mega8 – Results Wrap: The Pro 16 Dota 2 League round one
- MWEB GameZone: The PlayStation Free-For-All Soccer Tournament was alive and kicking
- NAG: Podcast: Episode 62 – Intercontinental Fart Licencing
- Over.GG – South Africa’s first Overwatch LAN claimed by Energy Esports E.D.E.N
A few events that may be of interest to you this coming weekend:
- Xbox Playdates ZA are hosting their playdates series throughout September. The Thursday evening events start at 8pm, while the Friday F1 events begin at 9pm. You can get more information here about the regular gaming play dates.
- 26th – Forza Motorsport 7
- 27th – F1 2017
- The Canal Walk Gaming Expo (Cape Town) is underway and runs until 29 October. Entry is free and you can expect to find VR, new games and more. BT Games is also running a sequence of specials and there is a FIFA 18 tournament happening from the 27th. For additional information, you can head here.
- E-Kasi Tech Fest is underway in Soweto until 27 October. A variety of speakers, panels, tournaments and more can be found at the event. Additional information can be found here.
- A FIFA 18 tournament features in Durban on Saturday (28 October) from 9am. R100 gets you playing for the R2,000 cash up for grabs. The tournament takes place at The Workshop Shopping Centre. You can head to the event page for more details.
- MSSA are hosting the Limpopo Championships this weekend. The esports and board game tournament will be held at HTS Tom Naudé in Polokwane. Additional details can be found via the MSSA Facebook page.
- The Mega8 Esports Dota 2 Pro League continues this weekend. For game and stream details keep an eye on their Facebook page.
Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:
- 28 to 29 April 2018: FanCon
- 27 to 29 July 2018: EGE
- More 2017 Gaming and Geek Expos can be found here.
Competitions & Giveaways
- Men Stuff: WIN a PS4 Pro Console & GT Sport Valued at R7,000!
- MWEB GameZone: Win a copy of Assassin’s Creed: Origins with Glitched Episode 2
- SA Gamer: Free Games Vrydag – South Park: The Fractured But Whole (PS4)
Big 5 Esports
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A surprise result in the current season of ESEA’s CS:GO ladder as Spartan Esports took down the current VS Gaming Masters champions, Damage Control.
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